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How to Learn General Theory of Relativity — A Self-Study Guide

How to Learn General Theory of Relativity — A Self-Study Guide

| February 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

General theory of relativity — Einstein’s magnum opus — has introduced to modern physics many new concepts such as dynamic spacetime, black holes, gravitational time dilation, the accelerating universe and many others. These concepts undoubtedly revolutionised our understanding of the world and now are an inseparable part of the fabric of modern science. Given this, […]

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5 Highly Recommended Mathematical Physics Textbooks

5 Highly Recommended Mathematical Physics Textbooks

| September 14, 2015 | 1 Comment

If mathematics is the queen of all sciences, as it is often called, then physics is undeniably its younger sister. Given the strong link between the two subjects, I decided to share a brief list of some of the best mathematical physics textbooks. In this list we will focus on textbooks that offer a wide […]

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From the Depths of arXiv

From the Depths of arXiv

| July 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

arXiv is a bit like The Pirate Bay of scientific publications in a sense that it gives wide access to nearly every paper worthy of your attention. And, believe it or not, it’s absolutely legal. So given that arXiv is full of great papers worthy of your attention, let’s have a look at some bizarre, […]

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Theoretical Minimum Lectures by Leonard Susskind

Theoretical Minimum Lectures by Leonard Susskind

| June 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

For those looking for good free physics courses online, my best recommendation is Leonard Susskind’s lectures. Susskind’s lectures on a variety of physics topics can be found on YouTube as a part of Stanford University’s open lectures. Besides being a renowned theoretical physicists, Susskind is also known for his easy-to-follow lectures. The problem, ironically, is […]

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Einstein in the Public Domain

Einstein in the Public Domain

| June 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

One of my favorite websites is the great archive.org. It’s basically a collection of (almost) everything that is in the public domain. This usually refers to works that are either very old or the ones that nobody has copyrighted. Examples of important public domain works include the art of Shakespeare, Mozart, Beethoven, papers of Newton, […]

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Top 10 Most Viewed TED Talks on Science and Education

Top 10 Most Viewed TED Talks on Science and Education

| June 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ever since the creation of TED talks, hundreds of great lectures have been delivered all around the world by leading speakers. A lot of these talks can be found on our list of physics TED talks. So I thought it would be a good idea to gather 10 most viewed TED talks on the topics […]

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30 Favourite Bill Nye “The Science Guy” Episodes

30 Favourite Bill Nye “The Science Guy” Episodes

| May 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

A lot people seem to enjoy the good old episodes of Bill Nye — the science guy. And, since the almighty internet is full of decent quality full episodes of this show, I though it would be a good idea to gather some favourite episodes in a list. This includes both some of my favourite […]

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5 Highly Recommended Physics Textbooks

5 Highly Recommended Physics Textbooks

| May 16, 2014 | 7 Comments

Today, when thousands of lectures and books can be accessed online easily, learning physics is easier than ever. Ironically, when there’s so much learning material available, choosing a textbook or a lecture course can cause a headache. That’s why we’re gonna take a look at some recommended textbooks, starting with a list of physics books. […]

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